Plan Your Visit
* Visitor Notice for Monday 17 October – Saturday 22 October *
The Cathedral will be closed to visitors between Monday 17 - Saturday 22 October inclusive.
Guided Tour Tickets
You can add to your visit with one of our Cathedral Tours.
For more information, please visit our Tickets and Tours page.
Ely is located in the east of England, just 12 miles north of Cambridge and easily accessible by car and by public transport.
Ely has many direct rail connections and Ely Cathedral is a 10 minute walk from the station.
Main road routes serving Ely include the A10 and A142 (linking with the M11, A1 and A14). Car parking is free of charge in the city centre. Ely Cathedral's post code is CB7 4DL.
Octagon Tower Tours
Acknowledged as one of the wonders of medieval engineering, this incredible structure, suspended high over the centre of the Cathedral is considered the jewel in the Cathedral crown.
West Tower Tours
The west tower dominates the Fenland landscape and is well worth the 288 step climb, rewarding you with stunning views over our beautiful, historic city and the surrounding fens.
The Jubilee Oak Table
A 13m long table created from a 5,000-year-old fossilised black oak tree, discovered in the fens is now on display in the Cathedral
This garden at the rear of the Cathedral uses indicative species to provide an insight into how a medieval physick garden may have looked, smelled, and been experienced by the monks of Ely Cathedral.